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Last night I installed Flasers into my 65'. Using a Early 1966 harness. I have a question concerning the Wagner Flasher pods. I bought a pod from VA classic mustang for this application and it was a Wagner 224. When I installed it, the lights flashed so fast you couldn't see them. I yanked the one that was in the car for the turn-signals and it was a Wagner 552. When I used this one, it worked fine. Also, I know I have a burnt out bulb in the front and with the 552 can the turn signals work fine and the dash blinker works fine. However in my convertible when a bulb goes out, the light will go out in the dash too to let you know you have a bulb out. Does that happen becuase of different replay cans? I guess there are a few different cans out there. Kory

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Hm, I'm surprised no one has an answer - I was kind of wondering too. I know the standard units will not flash the inside indicator if one of the outside turn signal bulbs dies but the heavy duty flasher cans will flash everything no sweat even if one bulb is out. Cars with multiple tail light turn signals and folks towing trailers commonly use the heavy duty units.

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I actually went down to the auto store tonight and read through the Wagner flasher catalog that hangs on the light isle. I was surpried I couldn't find this information on line at the Federal-Mogul website. The 224TT is the standard flaher for the turn signals. It has the bulb outtage indicator that you mentioned. It is actually made for 12v systems with 2 32candle power bulbs. The 552 is for the emergency flashers, also a thermal can, but no light out sensing. As suspected, this is so all of the flashers will work, even if burnt out it will flash the ones that work in an emergency unlike the stock can which keeps a rear bulb solid on if one is out. I personally now have the 552 can on both the turn signals and then flashers. I know it means you have to do a walk around once in a while to check for burnt out lamps, which is a good idea anyway..this way the rear turn signals will blink if a front bulb goes out. Kory

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I don't have any answers for you, but you can get replacement electronic flashers.

The traditional flasher opens and closes the flasher circuit similar to the points in your distributor and in your voltage regulator. The electronic units are solid state, so they never wear out. Granted, they cost much more, and probably don't work any better.

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